Category: Sauces

Tahini [Paste!]

tahini

tahini

Here’s an exotic, but super simple recipe for the Middle Eastern staple, Tahini! see recipe

Hollandaise Sauce

hollandaise sauce

hollandaise sauce

Here’s a simple homemade hollandaise recipe for your next Eggs Benedict breakfast! see recipe

Simple Parsley Butter Sauce

parsley butter sauce

parsley butter sauce

it is what it is…butter plus parsley equals yummy sauce for pasta! see recipe

Homemade BBQ Sauce

bbq sauce

bbq sauce

here’s a simple bbq sauce recipe. Must try it! see recipe

Basil Creme Sauce

basil cream sauce

basil cream sauce

Basil lime creme sauce can be used hot or cold, see recipe page for great ideas! see recipe

Meat Sauce [ragu]

meat sauce

meat sauce

How to make your own meat sauce! You’ll savor this recipe for years to come because its just so simple and flavorful! see recipe

Whipped Sweet Butter

whipped sweet butter

whipped sweet butter

Mmm…Sweet butter! Perfect for corn, corn bread, rolls, toast… see recipe

Cream Cheese Topping [dessert]

cream cheese topping

cream cheese topping

Sweet cream cheese dessert topping, perfect for cookies, bars, muffins, parfaits… see recipe

$1 Rose Sauce [for pasta]

pink sauce

pink sauce

Oh my…this sauce is so delish! Must try. see recipe

Green Salsa [verde]

verde salsa

verde salsa

Yummy alternative to the typical red salsa. This green salsa recipe has a nice little kick! see recipe

Taco Seasoning

taco seasoning

taco seasoning

How to make taco seasoning! You most likely have the ingredients, so save a buck and make your own! see recipe

Tartar Sauce

tartar sauce

tartar sauce

How to make your own tartar sauce: see recipe

Italian Salad Dressing

salad dressing

salad dressing

Easy Italian dressing recipe that will keep in the fridge for a week! see recipe

Salmon with Bearnaise

salmon bearnaise

Guys, here’s a simple dinner idea that will impress the ladies. Asparagus goes well on the side of this. Serves 2. see recipe

Apple Sauce (from scratch)

apple sauce

apple sauce

How to make apple sauce at home! This is a great way to use up extra apples!  see recipe

Green Goddess Dressing [vegetarian style]

green goddess dressing

green goddess dressing

Vegetarian version of a green goddess, salad dressing, sauce, dip, etc!
see recipe

Green Goddess Dressing

green goddess dressing

green goddess dressing

This makes a delicious salad dressing, dip, or even pasta salad sauce. see recipe

Simple Salsa

simple salsa recipe

simple salsa recipe

Nothing better than fresh salsa. So easy to prepare and so delicious! see recipe

Cilantro Chile Aioli

I’m always looking for quick recipes to help get rid of my leftover cilantro! Here’s a simple aioli sauce that you can whip up and set aside in the fridge for 3-4 days.
see recipe

Soy Mayo Drizzle

This Asian inspired drizzle is great for a side salad, on top of seafood, or fried appetizers.
see recipe

Simple Teriyaki Sauce

How to make teriyaki sauce from scratch! see recipe

Carolina-Style Mustard Glaze

mustard glaze

mustard glaze


 
see recipe

Spicy Summer Salad Dressing

Simple salad dressing recipe with an Asian twist and a little bit of a kick!

see recipe

Chipotle Aioli (chipotle sauce/spread)

It seems like every restaurant is using chipotle as a secret ingredient these days! Whether you incorporate it into a dipping sauce or a spread on your next sandwich, chipotle aioli is a big hit! Makes 1/4 cup! see recipe

Rosemary Butter Drizzle over Cauliflower

Add a little extra something-something to plain-old cauliflower and BAM! You have a special side right out of that trendy restaurant downtown! The key to making restaurant style veggie sides is al dente! Serves 4.
see recipe

Simple Butter & Thyme Pasta Sauce

butter thyme sauce

butter thyme sauce

This simple recipe is a great way to change up your traditional tomato sauce! Add this to any pasta of your choice! Makes 1/2 cup sauce.
see recipe

Restaurant Style Mediterranean Garlic Sauce

Mediterranean-Garlic-Sauce-Recipe

Mediterranean Garlic Sauce Recipe

Beware! Must love garlic! This garlic dipping or garnish sauce is extremely strong! Makes approx 1 ramekin’s worth of sauce.
see recipe

Mixed Greens Pesto [pesto minus basil = presto!]

Do you have too much of that ready bagged salad? Thanks to good ol’ Martha Stewart, I decided to make a quick and quite simple batch of pesto!
see recipe

Simple Vodka Sauce Recipe

vodka sauce

simple vodka sauce recipe

Vodka sauce is one of my guilty pleasures. It goes great with any pasta! Here’s a tip! Try using this simple vodka sauce with your favorite lasagna recipe!
see recipe

Pasta-Toss-Ins [Accessorize your Pasta!]

pastaPasta is a Simple Recipe staple! There’s just so much that you can do with it. Check out our list of traditional and innovative pasta sauces and pasta-toss-ins. see recipe